Before the ground freezes, feed your lawn.
To ensure an optimal growth period early next Spring, apply a final dose of fertilizer in late October to early November. You will provide your grass with nutrients that will be absorbed and stored until needed for spring growth. With that in mind, lets move on to our next tip...
More work now leads to less headaches in the future
Raking in the fall performs a light dethatching and also helps to remove excess organic debris. Plus, as mentioned above, less leaves on the lawn equals less matting in the spring. And that's a good thing, especially when all that heavy wet New England snow starts to fall.